WAUKESHA — LifeCare Hospitals of
Wisconsin in Waukesha will lay off 171 workers after it closes its
The hospital, located at 2400 Gold Road in Waukesha, sited
regulatory pressures and declining volumes as reasons for closing,
according to a press release.
“Like many other long-term acute care hospitals, our facility faces
growing regulatory pressures, declining volumes and decreased
reimbursements,” the press release states. “After careful
consideration of every available option, it has become clear we can
no longer sustain the continued losses and have no choice but to
close our doors.”
Employees’ last day will be June 23. Patient care will continue
until all patients are discharged or transferred to another
facility, according to a press release.